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Included in the exposed personal information are customers' email addresses, usernames, passwords, birthdays and zip codes, in addition to their sexual preferences.
No credit card data has yet been uncovered as part of the hack.
In an online hacker forum, he said he blackmailed Adult Friend Finder, telling the site he would expose the data online unless the company paid him 0,000.
On the forum, hackers immediately praised ROR[RG], saying they were planning on using the data to attack the victims.
For instance, the security consultant Robb reported that one person whose information was hacked was a 62-year-old Hispanic male from New Jersey, who worked in advertising and has a preference for the "subporno" forum.
That, combined with his username and other account details, gave Robb enough information to Google him, find his real name, and find his social media pages.
Asked why he was doing this, Auernheimer said: "I went straight for government employees because they seem the easiest to shame." Millions of others remain unnamed for now, but anyone can open the files -- which remain freely available online.
The site, which boasts 64 million members, claims to have "helped millions of people find traditional partners, swinger groups, threesomes, and a variety of other alternative partners." The information Adult Friend Finder collects is extremely personal in nature.
He "will become anybody's slave" and lied about his age on the site, claiming to be 29.
The breach was carried out by a hacker who goes by the moniker ROR[RG].
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